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A Great Collector Leaves Us

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016

Ferrari A Specialty: Robert M Lee passed on recently at the grand age of 88, and it can be truly said that he lived a long, exciting, fruitful life – entrepreneur, explorer, conservationist, writer, and collector, and not just automobiles either, but in many fields, most notably firearms...

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Geneva Always a Ferrari Showcase

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016

Geneva has a long tradition of being “the” place for auto manufacturers to present their latest offerings in a truly international setting, and Ferrari is no exception. This year Ferrari showcased its’ latest model, the very impressive GTC4Lusso, the updated 2+2 that...

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The New SF16-H at Barcelona

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016

The curtain has come down on T1 of pre-season testing in Barcelona, with Kimi Raikkonen on driving duty in the last session for Scuderia Ferrari, at the wheel of the SF16-H. Kimi’s best time over the day was a 1.23.477, set on the new Ultrasoft tyres, before the lunch break. In the afternoon, he...

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An Interesting TDF To Be Sold at RM Amelia

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016

It’s a Hard-Knock Life… According to the factory build sheets for this TDF, s/n 0619 GT, the various inspections and tests carried out by Franchini and Pinelli were completed on November 30, 1957. Of particular interest are the horsepower figures of the factory’s dynamometer for its tipo...

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The Daytona Prototype… Now in Cavallino 211

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016

There was a Daytona Prototype, actually six of them, but the first one was not what you’d expect. How about a Daytona body on a 275 chassis, and a special engine, with headlights from the 275 era?! The car has been found, preserved, restored and certified. From the text by journalist Joroen Booij:...

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Superfast II, III, and IV … Now in Cavallino 211

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016

This Superfast became several different Superfasts, as Pininfarina used this chassis to test different design ideas, to present at the European Auto Shows. When restoration was contemplated, which version did the owner choose as the most worthy example? No. II of course, this being considered...

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Big Day on Cavallino Sunday

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016

The weather was as perfect as the classic cars, as the 2016 Classic Sports Sunday at Mar-A-Lago was presented on January 24, 2016, as the final event of the Cavallino Classic. It was one of the finest fields in years, and on display were some spectacular examples. The top eight awards are decided by...

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GTC4Lusso Introduction for Clients

Posted by on Feb 20, 2016

Clients from all over the globe gathered at the Villa Erba on Lake Como to admire the new Ferrari V-12. At Cernobbio, on February 16, almost a thousand clients from all over the globe came to this spectacular location in the form of the Villa Erba on Lake Como, once the summer home of the great director...

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Rétromobile Wows With 90 Ferraris

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016

What a 2016 edition of Retromobile! There were 90 Ferraris at Retromobile Paris, probably a record (?). The oldest was the 166 MM Barchetta Touring from 1949 which came from the Le Mans Museum. The 1965 Dino Berlinetta Speciale concept car by Pininfarina, for the 1965 Paris Motor Show, came from the...

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New Lusso To Be Introduced in Geneva

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016

On February 8, 2016, Ferrari announced via the internet, a new addition to its range – the GTC4Lusso, a very new four-seater which marks a major evolution of the sporting Grand Tourer concept by integrating rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive for the first time. This is a car designed...

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Ferrari Le Mans Entries Announced

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016

The World Endurance Championship (WEC) and European Le Mans Series (ELMS) were presented on Friday, February 5, just a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris along with the names of the crews accepted for the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. Eight Ferraris at Le Mans in 2016: Eight Ferraris will...

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World Record Price Set at Retromobile

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016

On Friday February 5, 2016, shortly after 6:50PM, at the Retromobile Salon, Artcurial Motorcars, the collectors’ car department at Artcurial achieved the world record for a car sold at auction, under the gavel of Maitre Hervé Poulain. The iconic 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, from the Pierre...

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25th Cavallino Classic Commemoratives!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2016

It will only happen once in a lifetime, and Cavallino offers several select items to help you celebrate. 100% Silk Scarf – screen printed – only 250 made – $150. Baseball Cap – logo stitched – $30. Leather Key Chain – custom produced by Schedoni – only...

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Ferrari 488 GTE Performs in Debut Race at Daytona

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016

In the debut race for the Ferrari 488 GTE, the new racer demonstrated its performance and reliability in North America’s most important endurance race. At the same time, the era of Ferrari’s 458 Italia in North American endurance racing came to a close after amassing twelve victories since its...

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Aerodinamico Offered at RM Paris

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016

The 400 Superamerica chassis 3931 SA was built by Ferrari as the first Series II car with a longer wheelbase and was sent to the Pininfarina works on July 18, 1962. Pininfarina worked on the car for over two months, creating a truly beautiful body, and it was completed on September 29, 1962. This car was...

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